Awards & Scholarships

Each year MTCC recognizes civically engaged college students across Montana with the Montana Student Volunteer Award and the Montana Athletes in Service Award (these two awards are nominated by faculty at each MTCC Affiliate Campus.)

In addition, each fall all community engaged college students attending MTCC affiliate campuses across the state of Montana are invited to apply for the George M. Dennison Civic Engagement Scholarship. The scholarships are awarded at the beginning of December. To learn more and/or to apply, click here.

Click the links to learn more about each of these awards and the scholarship.

George M. Dennison Civic Engagement Scholarship

The Dennison Family

$1,000 scholarship applied to higher education student tuition during the award year. Cost-share model between Montana Campus Compact and affiliated campus.

Application Opens: 9/19/2022

Application Closes: 11/18/2022

No referral required

Self-nomination allowed

Montana Athletes in Service Award (MAIS)

Governor's Office of Community Service

Award presented at the Brawl of the Wild football game between the University of Montana and Montana State University.

Application Opens: 9/19/2022

Application Closes: 11/4/2022

Referral required

Montana Student Volunteer Award (MSVA)

Governor's Office of Community Service

Award presented at the Brawl of the Wild football game between the University of Montana and Montana State University.

Application Opens: 9/26/2022

Application Closes: 11/4/2022

Referral required

Newman Civic Fellowship

National Campus Compact

Year-long program that recognizes and supports student public problem solvers at Campus Compact member institutions.

Application Opens: Late October 2022

Application Closes: Early February 2023

Referral required

Youth Serve Montana Scholarship

Governor's Office of Community Service, Reach Higher Montana

$1,200 scholarship for high school seniors to recognize their community volunteerism and service leadership.

Application Opens: 11/01/2022

Application Closes: Early Spring 2023

Referral required